Does It Feel Pain

Krishna's Mercy

[Govinda]“Those who are devoid of hands are prey for those who have hands; those devoid of legs are prey for the four-legged. The weak are the subsistence of the strong, and the general rule holds that one living being is food for another.” (Shrimad Bhagavatam, 1.13.47)

Friend1: Can you explain the vegetarian thing again?

Friend2: You don’t know what a vegetarian is?

Friend1: Duh! Obviously, I do. But don’t Krishna bhaktas, devotees of the Supreme Lord in His all-attractive and original form, claim not to be vegetarians?

Friend2: Right. They try their best to eat remnants of sacrifice.

Friend1: That sounds very medieval. Or ancient.

Friend2: Sacrifice is the translation for yajna. Yajna is another name for Vishnu, which is another name for God. Still with me?

Friend1: Yes.

Friend2: You perform a yajna, which is like a ritual or worship in honor of God the person. In that…

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